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Stellation
also called Compound polygon and has one more synonym

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  1. a process of constructing new polygons , new polyhedra in three dimensions, or, in general, new polytopes in n dimensions

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  2. in two dimensions

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  3. The process consists of extending elements such as edges or face planes, usually in a symmetrical way, until they meet each other again

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  4. The new figure is a stellation of the original

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  5. In 1619 Kepler defined stellation for polygons and polyhedra, as the process of extending edges or faces until they meet to form a new polygon or polyhedron

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